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15 Insanely Great Pearl Jam Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Listen to lesser-known gems from the band's catalog

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2. 'Thumbing My Way'

Pearl Jam's 2002 LP Riot Act came at a rough time for the band. They were still reeling from the tragedy at the Roskilde festival that left nine fans dead, and recording started just a few months after 9/11. The group's collective grief is impossible to miss on "Thumbing My Way," another song of loss and regret. They played it regularly in the early 2000s, but they haven't touched it a single time in the last seven years.

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